Scott Jenson has now been convicted of 3 felonies and a misdemeanor, he will now await sentencing. It appears that Republicans are content in tearing down our system of justice rather than to just admit that their pal did wrong. When the two Democrats plead guilty, I don’t recall folks on the left rushing to condemn the system. I don’t remember them claiming selective prosecution or somehow reasoning away the crimes committed. I certainly know that I did not engage in that kind of excuse making. With Republicans it is simply attack the judge, jury (citizens that gave up their lives for a couple weeks), and the system. Why? Because they didn't like the verdict against their fellow Republican.
The next thing to watch for is Jensen’s sentencing. Jensen did not plead but rather went through an entire trial. Usually this will mean a stiffer sentence than if he would have just taken a deal. Sometimes this does not seem fair but that is how things often work. This will all be lost on the Jensen faithful as their next wave of ranting will be about the sentence being too hard. Does anyone remember how they complained after the resolution of the “tire slashing” trial? The plea deal in that trial was not tough enough according to them. So apparently guilt and innocence depends on your party affiliation, as does the sentence given after a guilty verdict.